Front Table
(Week of November 4th, 2012)

November 3rd, 2012 by Front Table



  • The Ingenious Dr Darwin: Sex, Science, and Serendipity
  • Fara, Patricia
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-12-08
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 352 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • I Died for Beauty: Dorothy Wrinch and the Cultures of Science
  • Senechal, Marjorie
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-12-03
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 312 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • The World of Persian Literary Humanism
  • Dabashi, Hamid
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-11-20
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 384 pages )
  • ¤ Category:


  • Making the European Monetary Union
  • James, Harold ; Caruana, Jaime ; Caruana, Jaime (Foreword by)
  • ¤ Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-11-19
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 592 pages )
  • ¤ Category:


  • Aisha’s Cushion: Religious Art, Perception, and Practice in Islam
  • Elias, Jamal J.
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-11-15
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 432 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Islamic Studies


  • Newton and the Origin of Civilization
  • Buchwald, Jed Z. ; Feingold, Mordechai
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-11-11
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 544 pages )
  • ¤ Category:


  • Gandhi and the Stoics: Modern Experiments on Ancient Values
  • Sorabji, Richard
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-11-06
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 240 pages )
  • ¤ Category:


  • From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions
  • Ioannides, Yannis M.
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-11-04
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 544 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Economics


  • War in Social Thought: Hobbes to the Present
  • Joas, Hans ; Knöbl, Wolfgang
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-11-04
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 338 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Sasha and Emma: The Anarchist Odyssey of Alexander Berkman and Emma Goldman
  • Avrich, Paul ; Avrich, Karen
  • ¤ Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-11-01
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 528 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Critical Theory & Marxism


  • The Secrets of Alchemy (Synthesis)
  • Principe, Lawrence M.
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-11-01
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 296 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • Eating the Enlightenment: Food and the Sciences in Paris, 1670-1760
  • Spary, E. C.
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-11-01
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 368 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: European


  • The Axial Age and Its Consequences
  • Bellah, Robert N.
  • ¤ Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-31
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 560 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • The Verdict of Battle: The Law of Victory and the Making of Modern War
  • Whitman, James Q.
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-31
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 336 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Legal Theory


  • The Great Persuasion: Reinventing Free Markets since the Depression
  • Burgin, Angus
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-30
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 320 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Economics


  • History in the Making
  • Elliott, J. H.
  • ¤ Yale University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-30
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 264 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Historiography


  • Define and Rule: Native as Political Identity (The W. E. B. Du Bois Lectures)
  • Mamdani, Mahmood
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-30
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 168 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: African


  • A World Connecting: 1870-1945 (History of the World)
  • Rosenberg, Emily S. ; Maier, Charles S. ; Ballantyne, Tony ; Burton, Antoinette ; Hoerder, Dirk ; Topik, Steven C.
  • ¤ Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-30
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 1168 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Historiography


  • What Art Is Like, In Constant Reference to the Alice Books
  • Tamen, Miguel
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-30
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 128 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Freaks of Fortune: The Emerging World of Capitalism and Risk in America
  • Levy, Jonathan
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-29
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 432 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: United States


  • The “Dead Sea Scrolls”: A Biography (Lives of Great Religious Books)
  • Collins, John J.
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-28
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 288 pages )
  • ¤ Category:


  • Meeting at Grand Central: Understanding the Social and Evolutionary Roots of Cooperation
  • Cronk, Lee ; Leech, Beth L.
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-28
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 248 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • The Book of “Genesis”: A Biography (Lives of Great Religious Books)
  • Hendel, Ronald
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-28
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 293 pages )
  • ¤ Category:


  • Why Tolerate Religion?
  • Leiter, Brian
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-28
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 192 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Legal Theory


  • A Confucian Constitutional Order: How China’s Ancient Past Can Shape Its Political Future
  • Qing, Jiang
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-28
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 266 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: East Asia


  • In Time: Poets, Poems, and the Rest
  • Williams, C. K.
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-26
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 240 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literary Criticism


  • On Politics: A History of Political Thought: From Herodotus to the Present
  • Ryan, Alan
  • ¤ Liveright
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-22
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 1152 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • The Moral Target: Aiming at Right Conduct in War and Other Conflicts (Oxford Ethics Series)
  • Kamm, F.M.
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-19
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 288 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Distilled Spirits: Getting High, Then Sober, with a Famous Writer, a Forgotten Philosopher, and a Hopeless Drunk
  • Lattin, Don
  • ¤ University of California Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-18
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 320 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Lives & Letters


  • Book Was There: Reading in Electronic Times
  • Piper, Andrew
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-18
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 208 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Books about Books


  • The Major Political Writings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau: The Two Discourses and the Social Contract
  • Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-17
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 344 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Glittering Images: A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars
  • Paglia, Camille
  • ¤ Pantheon
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-16
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 202 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Art


  • The Founders and Finance: How Hamilton, Gallatin, and Other Immigrants Forged a New Economy
  • McCraw, Thomas K.
  • ¤ Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-15
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 496 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Economics


  • Our Aesthetic Categories: Zany, Cute, Interesting
  • Ngai, Sianne
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-15
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 344 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literary Criticism


  • The Atheist’s Bible: The Most Dangerous Book That Never Existed
  • Minois, Georges
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-12
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 264 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: European


  • Darwin: Portrait of a Genius
  • Johnson, Paul
  • ¤ Viking Adult
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-11
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 176 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • The Dawn of the Deed: The Prehistoric Origins of Sex
  • Long, John A.
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-11
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 296 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in American Life
  • Fields, Barbara J. ; Fields, Karen
  • ¤ Verso
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-09
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 310 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • The Lives of Sumerian Sculpture: An Archaeology of the Early Dynastic Temple
  • Evans, Jean M.
  • ¤ Cambridge University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-08
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 322 pages )
  • ¤ Category:


  • Sensible Politics: The Visual Culture of Nongovernmental Activism
  • McLagan, Meg
  • ¤ Zone Books
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-05
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 656 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Seduced by Logic: Émilie Du Châtelet, Mary Somerville and the Newtonian Revolution
  • Arianrhod, Robyn
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-01
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 352 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • An Ecology of Happiness
  • Lambin, Eric
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-01
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 184 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Environmental Studies


  • William Harvey: A Life in Circulation
  • Wright, Thomas
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-10-01
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 288 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Health & Medicine


  • The Archaeology of the Soul: Platonic Readings in Ancient Poetry and Philosophy
  • Benardete, Seth
  • ¤ St. Augustine Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-30
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 528 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Inheriting Abraham: The Legacy of the Patriarch in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
  • Levenson, Jon D.
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-30
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 288 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Judaic Studies


  • The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century
  • Tismaneanu, Vladimir
  • ¤ University of California Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-28
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 336 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Living Color: The Biological and Social Meaning of Skin Color
  • Jablonski, Nina G.
  • ¤ University of California Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-27
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 178 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Anthropology


  • Mr. Collier’s Letter Racks: A Tale of Art and Illusion at the Threshold of the Modern Information Age
  • Wahrman, Dror
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-26
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 288 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Art


  • The Scientific Buddha: His Short and Happy Life (The Terry Lectures Series)
  • Jr., Donald S. Lopez
  • ¤ Yale University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-25
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 168 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Buddhist Studies


  • Measurement
  • Lockhart, Paul
  • ¤ Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-25
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 416 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Mathematics


  • Heart Beats: Everyday Life and the Memorized Poem
  • Robson, Catherine
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-24
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 312 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literary Criticism


  • The Impossible Indian: Gandhi and the Temptation of Violence
  • Devji, Faisal
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-20
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 224 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: South Asian


  • Joseph Anton: A Memoir
  • Rushdie, Salman
  • ¤ Random House
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-18
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 656 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Lives & Letters


  • Empire and Modern Political Thought
  • Muthu, Sankar
  • ¤ Cambridge University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-17
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 405 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Warriors of the Cloisters: The Central Asian Origins of Science in the Medieval World
  • Beckwith, Christopher I.
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-16
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 224 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Medieval


  • On Settling
  • Goodin, Robert E.
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-16
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 124 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Masters of the Universe: Hayek, Friedman, and the Birth of Neoliberal Politics
  • Jones, Daniel Stedman
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-16
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 424 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Economics


  • On Global Justice
  • Risse, Mathias
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-16
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 480 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Health Care for Some: Rights and Rationing in the United States since 1930
  • Hoffman, Beatrix
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-15
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 360 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • The Quest for Prosperity: How Developing Economies Can Take Off
  • Lin, Justin Yifu
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-09
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 344 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Economics


  • As If God Existed: Religion and Liberty in the History of Italy
  • Viroli, Maurizio
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-09
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 360 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Aftermath: The Cultures of the Economic Crisis
  • Castells, Manuel ; Caraca, Joao ; Cardoso, Gustavo
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-07
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 344 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Economics


  • Thieves of Virtue: When Bioethics Stole Medicine (Basic Bioethics)
  • Koch, Tom
  • ¤ The MIT Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-07
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 376 pages )
  • ¤ Category:


  • Racing to Justice: Transforming Our Conceptions of Self and Other to Build an Inclusive Society
  • powell, john a.
  • ¤ Indiana University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-06
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 336 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Obama and America’s Political Future (The Alexis De Tocqueville Lectures on American Politics)
  • Skocpol, Theda ; Bartels, Larry M. ; Edwards, Mickey ; Mettler, Suzanne ; Carpenter, Daniel
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-04
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 216 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West, 350-550 AD
  • Brown, Peter
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-02
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 806 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Classical


  • Reading the World: Encyclopedic Writing in the Scholastic Age
  • Franklin-Brown, Mary
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-09-01
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 424 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Medieval


  • Discovering the Human Connectome
  • Sporns, Olaf
  • ¤ The MIT Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-08-31
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 248 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Cognitive Science


  • Picturing the True Form: Daoist Visual Culture in Traditional China (Harvard East Asian Monographs)
  • Huang, Shih-shan Susan
  • ¤ Harvard University Asia Center
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-08-27
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 526 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Art


  • How Ancient Europeans Saw the World: Vision, Patterns, and the Shaping of the Mind in Prehistoric Times
  • Wells, Peter S.
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-08-26
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 304 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Anthropology


  • The Encultured Brain: An Introduction to Neuroanthropology
  • H., Daniel (edt) Lende
  • ¤ The MIT Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-08-24
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 448 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Anthropology


  • Crisis of the Strauss Divided: Essays on Leo Strauss and Straussianism, East and West
  • Jaffa, Harry V.
  • ¤ Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-08-24
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 290 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • How To Be Gay
  • Halperin, David M.
  • ¤ Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-08-21
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 560 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Queer Studies


  • The Culture of Curating and the Curating of Culture(s)
  • O’Neill, Paul
  • ¤ The MIT Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-08-17
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 200 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Art


  • The Invention of Heterosexual Culture
  • Tin, Louis-Georges
  • ¤ The MIT Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-08-17
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 216 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Queer Studies


  • The Voting Wars: From Florida 2000 to the Next Election Meltdown
  • Hasen, Richard L.
  • ¤ Yale University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-08-14
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 256 pages )
  • ¤ Category:


  • Phi: A Voyage from the Brain to the Soul
  • Tononi, Giulio
  • ¤ Pantheon
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-08-07
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 384 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • The Black Revolution on Campus
  • Biondi, Martha
  • ¤ University of California Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-08-06
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 366 pages )
  • ¤ Category: African American Studies


  • The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History, 70-1492 (Princeton Economic History of the Western World)
  • Botticini, Maristella
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-08-05
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 346 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Economics


  • The Making of Modern Liberalism
  • Ryan, Alan
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-08-05
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 736 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • The Imperial Security State: British Colonial Knowledge and Empire-Building in Asia (Critical Perspectives on Empire)
  • Hevia, Professor James
  • ¤ Cambridge University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-07-30
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 312 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: British & Irish


  • The Sounds of Capitalism: Advertising, Music, and the Conquest of Culture
  • Taylor, Timothy D.
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-07-27
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 368 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Music


  • Parting Ways: Jewishness and the Critique of Zionism (New Directions in Critical Theory)
  • Butler, Judith
  • ¤ Columbia University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-07-24
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 256 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Judaic Studies


  • When Heroes Sing: Sophocles and the Shifting Soundscape of Tragedy
  • Nooter, Sarah
  • ¤ Cambridge University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-07-23
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 208 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Classical


  • Manhunts: A Philosophical History
  • Chamayou, Grégoire
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-07-22
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 200 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Historiography


  • Affluence and Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America (Russell Sage Foundation Copub)
  • Gilens, Martin
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-07-22
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 348 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Philosophy of Physics: Space and Time (Princeton Foundations of Contemporary Philosophy)
  • Maudlin, Tim
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-07-22
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 200 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • A Story of Ruins: Presence and Absence in Chinese Art and Visual Culture
  • Wu, Hung
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-07-22
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 296 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Art


  • Changing Subjects: Digressions in Modern American Poetry
  • Reddy, Srikanth
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-07-12
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 208 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literary Criticism


  • Taking It Big: C. Wright Mills and the Making of Political Intellectuals
  • Aronowitz, Stanley
  • ¤ Columbia University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-07-10
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 288 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • The Adventure of French Philosophy
  • Badiou, Alain
  • ¤ Verso
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-07-10
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 430 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • The Lost Second Book of Aristotle’s Poetics
  • Watson, Walter
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-06-27
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 336 pages )
  • ¤ Category:


  • The Ancient Middle Classes: Urban Life and Aesthetics in the Roman Empire, 100 BCE-250 CE
  • Mayer, Ernst Emanuel
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-06-20
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 312 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Classical


  • Nuclear Forces: The Making of the Physicist Hans Bethe
  • Schweber, Silvan S.
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-06-18
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 608 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • The Price of the Ticket: Barack Obama and Rise and Decline of Black Politics
  • Harris, Fredrick
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-06-15
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 232 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Working Knowledge: Making the Human Sciences from Parsons to Kuhn
  • Isaac, Joel
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-06-11
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 320 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Education


  • The Music between Us: Is Music a Universal Language?
  • Higgins, Kathleen Marie
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-06-01
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 296 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Music


  • The Event of Literature
  • Eagleton, Terry
  • ¤ Yale University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-05-29
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 264 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literary Criticism


  • Seeing Through Race (W. E. B. Du Bois Lectures)
  • Mitchell, W. J. T.
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-05-29
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 248 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Segregation: A Global History of Divided Cities (Historical Studies of Urban America)
  • Nightingale, Carl H.
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-05-29
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 536 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Historiography


  • Pursuits of Wisdom: Six Ways of Life in Ancient Philosophy from Socrates to Plotinus
  • Cooper, John M.
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-05-27
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 456 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Brains, Buddhas, and Believing: The Problem of Intentionality in Classical Buddhist and Cognitive-Scientific Philosophy of Mind
  • Arnold, Dan
  • ¤ Columbia University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-05-15
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 328 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Buddhist Studies


  • The Creation of Inequality: How Our Prehistoric Ancestors Set the Stage for Monarchy, Slavery, and Empire
  • Flannery, Kent ; Marcus, Joyce
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-05-07
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 648 pages )
  • ¤ Category:


  • On the Eve: The Jews of Europe Before the Second World War
  • Wasserstein, Bernard
  • ¤ Simon & Schuster
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-05-01
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 576 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: European


  • The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age
  • Nussbaum, Martha C.
  • ¤ Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-04-24
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 304 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Einstein’s Jewish Science: Physics at the Intersection of Politics and Religion
  • Gimbel, Steven
  • ¤ The Johns Hopkins University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-04-10
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 256 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • Philosophic Pride: Stoicism and Political Thought from Lipsius to Rousseau
  • Brooke, Christopher
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-04-08
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 304 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Rebel Cities: From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution
  • Harvey, David
  • ¤ Verso
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-04-04
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 206 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present
  • Kandel, Eric
  • ¤ Random House
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-03-27
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 656 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Cognitive Science


  • When God Talks Back: Understanding the American Evangelical Relationship with God
  • Luhrmann, T.M.
  • ¤ Knopf
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-03-27
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 464 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Christian Theology


  • Ten Thousand Things: Nurturing Life in Contemporary Beijing
  • Farquhar, Judith ; Zhang, Qicheng
  • ¤ Zone Books
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-03-23
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 352 pages )
  • ¤ Category:


  • The Assumptions Economists Make
  • Schlefer, Jonathan
  • ¤ Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-03-20
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 384 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Economics


  • On Humanity’s Intensive Introspection
  • Cropsey, Joseph
  • ¤ St. Augustines Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-03-15
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 208 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Introduction to Antiphilosophy
  • Groys, Boris
  • ¤ Verso
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-03-15
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 272 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Great American City: Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect
  • Sampson, Robert J.
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-02-15
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 552 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Chicago


  • The Awakened Ones: Phenomenology of Visionary Experience
  • Obeyesekere, Gananath
  • ¤ Columbia University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-02-07
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 644 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Anthropology


  • The Faith of the Faithless: Experiments in Political Theology
  • Critchley, Simon
  • ¤ Verso
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2012-02-01
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 302 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • The Unrepentant Renaissance: From Petrarch to Shakespeare to Milton
  • Strier, Richard
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2011-12-15
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 328 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literary Criticism


  • Searching for Utopia: Universities and Their Histories (The Clark Kerr Lectures On the Role of Higher Education in Society)
  • Gray, Hanna Holborn
  • ¤ University of California Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2011-12-07
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 130 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Education


  • Unpacking My Library: Writers and Their Books
  • Price, Leah
  • ¤ Yale University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2011-11-29
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 208 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Books about Books


  • A Case for Irony (Tanner Lectures on Human Values)
  • Lear, Jonathan
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2011-10-24
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 224 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Warfare State: World War II Americans and the Age of Big Government
  • Sparrow, James T.
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2011-08-04
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 344 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: United States


  • Debt: The First 5,000 Years
  • Graeber, David
  • ¤ Melville House
  • ¤ Publication Date: 2011-07-12
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 544 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Anthropology

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